Wednesday, May 22, 2024


The Best Thing

Pindar, fragment 126 Snell-Maehler, 110 Bowra (tr. Gregory S. Jones):
Do not impair pleasure in life; for by far
the best thing for man is a pleasant lifetime.

μηδ' ἀμαύρου τέρψιν ἐν βίῳ· πολύ τοι
φέριστον ἀνδρὶ τερπνὸς αἰών.

μηδ' ἀμαύρου codd.: μηδὲ μαύρου Boeckh

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